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Recipe Name: Braised Herbed Cucumbers Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Vegetables Comments:
Course: Side Dish  
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 6

2 English cucumbers or
4 regular cucumbers
1 Tablespoon(s) Coarse Salt
1 Tablespoon(s) Vinegar
1/4 Cup(s) Butter, melted
2 Tablespoon(s) Snipped fresh dill
2 Tablespoon(s) Chopped fresh chives
1 Tablespoon(s) Minced shallots
White pepper to taste
1/2 Cup(s) Whipping cream
Fresh parsley or dill for
If using regular cucumbers, peel cucumbers, halve them lengthwise
and,with a small spoon, scoop out the seeds. (This is not necessary
withEnglish cucumbers.) cut into 1" x 1 1/4" pieces. Sprinkle with
saltand vinegar; let stand for 2 to 3 hours at room temperature. Drain
andpat dry.Preheat oven to 375øF. Transfer cucumbers to a
stove-to-oven dish; tosswith butter, dill, chives, shallots and white
pepper. Bake for 20minutes or until barely tender. Remove from oven;
add cream. Toss; cookover medium heat for about 5 minutes or until
cream is reduced andthickened. Sprinkle with minced parsley for
garnish. Serves 6-8 Typed inMMformat by Source: Good
Friends Cookbook.Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Cindy
Hartlin"<> on Aug 9, 1998

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 141
Calories From Fat: 132
Total Fat: 15.1g
Cholesterol: 47.5mg
Sodium: 1173.9mg
Potassium: 61.1mg
Carbohydrates: 1.5g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: <1g

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